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KDI CENTER

KDI center roles and key activities.

Mission and History

CID contributes to sustainable development of the international community through knowledge-based development cooperation.

CID concentrates its efforts on improving the quality of development cooperation by providing policy recommendations and sharing in-depth regional and sectoral research outcomes. It has conducted policy consultations and capacity building programs for more than 60 partner countries on a wide range of economic and social issues through the Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP). CID is also building partnerships with development agencies, governments, institutions and the private sector to carry out joint projects and enhance the impact of its development cooperation activities.


History and Major Milestones


2018
  • - Selected as Project Management Consultant (PMC) of the 「Global Facility on Growth for Development」[World Bank] (2018.03)
  • - Ranked first for two consecutive years among top international development think tanks “2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index”* (2018.01)
    * Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania

2017
  • - Koh, Youngsun inaugurated as the 6th Executive Director (2017.12)
  • - Hosted the 「International Conference on Innovative Partnership for Sustainable Development」(Seoul, 2017.12)
  • - Conducted Background Studies for 「Ethiopia’s Perspective Plan Preparation for National Planning Commission」[UNDP]
    * First research project procured through international competitive bidding
  • - Hosted the 50th ADB Annual Meeting Side Event on 「Economic Development Experience and South-South Cooperation」(Yokohama, 2017.05)
  • - Sul, Kwang-Eon inaugurated as the 5th Executive Director (2017.03)
  • - Ranked first among top international development think tanks “2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index” (2017.01)

2016
  • - Delivered Analytical and Advisory Services to the 「Global Facility on Growth for Development」[World Bank]
  • - Ranked third among top international development think tanks “2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index” (2016.01)

2015
  • - Co-hosted the 56th IDB Annual Meeting Side Event on 「Korea-South and Central America Knowledge Sharing Forum」 (Busan, 2015.03)
  • - Implemented the 「Establishment Project of Myanmar Development Institute (MDI)」(2015.02 -2019.08)
  • - Co-published 「KSP 10th Anniversary」 [with MOSF and KEXIM]

2014
  • - Lee, Si-Wook inaugurated as the 4th Executive Director (2014.12)
  • - Co-hosted the 2nd High Level Meeting on 「Knowledge Sharing Hub Construction」[with World Bank] (Seoul, 2014.06)

2013
  • - Joint research on 「Inclusive Growth」[with African Development Bank]
  • - Chun, Hong-Tack inaugurated as the 3rd Executive Director (2013.06)

2012
  • - Joint Research on 「Asian Perspective on the Post-2015 Development Agenda」[with UNDP]
  • - Co-organized NRC KOREA Collaborative Research on the 「Establishment of Korean ODA Model」[with KIET and KIEP]

2011
  • - 13 research projects Including 「KSP-SEETF Evaluation」 and 「Leadership in Industrial Policy in the Late-Industrializing Countries」 [with World Bank Institute]
  • - Joint research on the 「Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation Dialogue: Lessons for Development Effectiveness」 [with Asia Foundation]
    * Co-hosted the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) Side Event on 「Emerging Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation」(Busan, 2011.11)
  • - Tcha, Moon-Joong inaugurated as the 2nd Executive Director (2011. 03)

2010
  • - Joint research on 「G20 Institutionalization」 [with Brookings Institution]
  • - Research on the G20 Development Agenda
    * Co-hosted 「G20 Seoul International Symposium」 (Seoul, 2010.09) and the Conference on 「Korea’s Soft Power and East Asia」(Seoul, 2010.10)
  • - Sul, Kwang-Eon inaugurated as the 1st Executive Director (2010.01)
  • - Center for International Development (CID) established (integration of ODECO, CEC at KDI School and North Korean Economic Research Division) (2010.01)

2007
  • - KDI established the Office for Development Cooperation (ODECO)

2004
  • - MOSF launched Knowledge Sharing Program (principal implementing agency: KDI School)

1982
  • - KDI launched International Development Exchange Program (IDEP)
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